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Magical gem: Anguipes (A) Ἀβρασάξ (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-2115
ID-Number:
DE-Berlin-Aeg_9855
Collection:
DE_Berlin, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Ägyptisches Museum
Inventory:
9855
References:
Philipp, Mira et Magica, no. 160; Michel, DMG, no. 3.A.1.e_13
Former Collections:
Stosch, Philipp von, Collection
Material:
jasper, green and red
Dimensions:
17 x 13 x 3 mm
Dating:
turn of the 2nd–3rd c. AD (H. Philipp)
Iconography:
Anguipes, cock-headed; weapon: armour; weapon: shield, with Ἰάω; whip
Divine Names & Voces:
Ἀβρασάξ; Ἰάω
A: Frontal view of a cock-headed Anguipes in armour, head to right. Right hand raised and holding a whip, left hand hid behind a round shield, inscribed with ια|ω → Ἰάω. 
B: Inscription in two lines: αβρα|σαξ → Ἀβρασάξ.

Bibliography
Philipp, Mira et Magica on CBd-2115
Michel, DMG, 3.A.1.e_13.

Images
Cast of CBd-2115 obverse and reverse in the Gem Impressions Collection of Cornell University Library
Last modified: 2016-02-10 14:36:08
Link:cbd.mfab.hu/cbd/2115
CITE THIS PAGE
CBd-2115. The Campbell Bonner Magical Gems Database (2010-), developed at the Museum of Fine Arts, Budapest, editor-in-chief: Á. M. Nagy. Retrieved from: cbd.mfab.hu/cbd/2115 on 03-10-2022.

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Credits by Margarete Büsing

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Notes from Philipp, Mira et Magica

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Credits by Margarete Büsing

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Notes from Philipp, Mira et Magica

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Credits by Margarete Büsing

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Notes from Philipp, Mira et Magica

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Notes Cast preserved in the Gem Impressions Collection of Cornell University Library

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Rights © Cornell University Library

Notes Cast preserved in the Gem Impressions Collection of Cornell University Library

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